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Buffalo State Football working on deal to join Liberty League, leave Empire 8

Buffalo State Football working on deal to join Liberty League, leave Empire 8

Francis Boeck, Associate Sports Editor
March 30, 2017
Filed under Football, Front Page, Men's Sports, Recent Stories, Showcase, SPORTS

Buffalo State Athletics and the Liberty League are working on a deal to move the Bengals to the New York State D-III conference as a football-only member starting in 2018, according to a report by d3football.com. Buffalo State would become the seventh member of a conference that includes Hobart,...

Buffalo State’s passing attack lights up Red Dragons in 39-21 win

Buffalo State’s passing attack lights up Red Dragons in 39-21 win

Dan Almasi, Managing Editor
October 8, 2016
Filed under Football, Men's Sports, Recent Stories, SPORTS

Career days from senior quarterback Kyle Hoppy and senior wide receiver Madison Wesolowski led the Bengals to a 39-21 thrashing of the Cortland Red Dragons in Cortland on Saturday. The team's leading rusher Dale Stewart went down, but the passing offense came up big as Hoppy passed for a career-high...

Football overwhelms Otterbein in season-opening rout

Football overwhelms Otterbein in season-opening rout

Anthony Reyes, Opinion Editor
September 9, 2015
Filed under Football, Men's Sports, Recent Stories, Showcase, SPORTS

Coming off their best season in over a decade, the Buffalo State football team kicked off its season in a big way on Saturday. The Bengals picked up right where they left off last season, taking down Otterbein University, 29-0. It was the first ever meeting between the two teams, and it was also the...

Bengals focus on continued success

Bengals focus on continued success

Dan Almasi, Sports Editor
September 1, 2015
Filed under Football, Recent Stories, SPORTS

2014 was a breakthrough year for the Buffalo State football program, and the team plans to take a step forward, not back, this year. Highlighted by an ECAC Bowl win over Waynesburg State, 2014 brought about a change in culture – a culture of discipline, unity, and success. But if the Bengals want...

Spring Practice 4-6

Spring Practice 4-6

April 6, 2015
Filed under Football, Men's Sports, Recent Stories, SPORTS

Buffalo State began its second week of spring practice on Monday. Head coach Jerry Boyes and his team took the field at 7 a.m. and finished up at 8:30 a.m. (Dave DeLuca/The Record) ...

Montana follows heart back home

Montana follows heart back home

Dave DeLuca, Sports Editor
October 22, 2014
Filed under Football, Men's Sports, Recent Stories, Showcase, SPORTS

It was January, 2013, when Marc Montana’s eyes finally opened in a University of Memphis trainer’s room. He awoke to an IV embedded in his right arm, unsure of where he was or what had just happened. An athletic trainer started asking questions. Montana had questions for himself. “I was...

Football preps for clash with Utica following bye

Football preps for clash with Utica following bye

Dan Almasi, Associates Sports Editor
October 22, 2014
Filed under Football, Men's Sports, Recent Stories, SPORTS

The Buffalo State football team is off to its best start since 1999. The Bengals are tied with St. John Fisher at first place in the Empire 8 with a record of 5-1 and hope to improve upon their current three-game winning streak when they take on the Utica Pioneers (4-3) at Coyer Field on Oct. 25 ...

Football’s losing streak now at four games after blowout loss

Football’s losing streak now at four games after blowout loss

Chris Dierken, Sports Editor
October 16, 2013
Filed under Football, Showcase, SPORTS, Uncategorized

Despite scoring the game’s first touchdown, the Buffalo State football team fell to Salisbury, 34-6, on Saturday, extending the team’s losing streak to four games. The Bengals are now 2-4 overall and have dropped their opening three conference games. “I’m disappointed,” head coach Jerry...

Football hopes to exceed elevated expectations

Football hopes to exceed elevated expectations

Chris Dierken, Sports Editor
August 24, 2013
Filed under Football, SPORTS

For any football program, there’s a big difference between optimism and expectations. Last year, the Buffalo State football team entered its first season in the Empire 8 Conference with some optimism surrounding the program. There was a buzz around the team, and a feeling that it might be on the...

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